Down 17-0 in the second quarter, the Hurricane (6-6, 5-3) flipped the script with 31 unanswered points.
Time for Davis Brin to rise to the occasion and lead TU to bowl eligibility
Wide receiver Josh Johnson led Tulsa with a career-high 159 yards and a touchdown.
Tulsa is a three-touchdown favorite despite struggling against lesser opponents this season.
The Hurricane lost a late 10-point lead in regulation, but won in the extra period.
Everything you need to know about Saturday's game in four downs.
Tulsa hasn't won at Tulane since coach Philip Montgomery's first season.
It likely won't be easy, but Hurricane should do enough to score bounceback win
Perspective tells us the Bearcats made some heroic defensive plays, even as the Hurricane stumbled to the finish line.
On the fourth and final chance to score, running back Steven Anderson fumbled into the end zone and the ball was recovered by the Bearcats.
Hurricane must do so much exactly right to hang in with playoff contending Bearcats, but I sort of think they will
TU suffers a painful defeat in American Athletic Conference play at H.A. Chapman Stadium.
The Hurricane has had disappointing losses, thrilling victories and plenty of drama along the way.
Brin, a fourth-year junior in his first season as a starter, completed 17 of 25 passes for 355 yards and three touchdowns.
For the 10th time in the Philip Montgomery era, TU hit the 600-yard mark on offense.
TU produced 663 yards of offense and held Arkansas State to 359 yards.
Kickoff is at 4 p.m. Saturday at Chapman Stadium.
“We made a big jump from Week 2 to Week 3,” quarterback Davis Brin said, “and we’re going to keep building on that.”
Through three weeks of the college football season, the University of Tulsa finds itself among nine FBS teams looking for their first wins.
"I’m proud of our guys. I want them to hold their heads up high," Hurricane coach Philip Montgomery said.
Thoughts on OSU's defense, Jaylen Warren and Christian Holmes following Saturday's victory over the Golden Hurricane.
After two losses determined by a total of seven points, the University of Tulsa heads into Week 3 as a four-touchdown underdog at No. 9 Ohio State on Saturday.
Key figures in Turnpike Classic include Kolby Harvell-Peel, Davis Brin, Jaxon Player and Brennan Presley
Rather than generate early momentum following a resurgent season in 2020, the Hurricane took a huge step backward with a cringeworthy loss to an FCS team in its opener.